Denny’s Drive-In

Written on June 17th, 2017 | Posted in Eat, Stay, ShopGrand Bend

Your car becomes a time travel machine, when you take it to Denny’s Drive-In at 86 Ontario St. S., (Highway 21) in Grand Bend.  Pull into the parking lot and suddenly you’re at a 1950’s drive-in restaurant, complete with fries, hot dogs and milkshakes. Owner Val Boland has re-created the good old days at her […]

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Here’s a New Idea for a Weekend Getaway!

Written on August 3rd, 2016 | Posted in Eat, Stay, Shop

Prepare For An Experience…. A unique and exciting experience is coming to Southwestern Ontario:  THE RUSE At The Walper Hotel. NorthCore Productions, in conjunction with the newly renovated Walper Hotel at 20 Queen Street South in Kitchener, will bring an intimate evening of magic and mentalism to the historic venue, inviting audience members to free […]

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Oakwood – You Really Can Eat, Stay & Play

Written on June 25th, 2016 | Posted in Eat, Stay, ShopGrand Bend

Oakwood Resort is the Grand Lady of Dining, Accommodations and Golf in Grand Bend.  If you’re eating out before heading to Huron Country Playhouse, you have two choices at Oakwood.  For fine dining in a comfortable, rustic setting, visit The Oak Dining Room.  The original log structure creates a warm atmosphere, where you can quietly […]

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The Sandbar Grill

Written on June 3rd, 2016 | Posted in Eat, Stay, ShopGrand Bend

Get Marooned at The Sandbar Grill! New to Grand Bend this summer is The Sandbar Grill, located on Main Street at Queens Ave., where J.D.’s used to be.  We were welcomed warmly by new owners Ed and Sarah, experienced restauranteurs who operate other grills and pubs here in Ontario and in Florida. With new beachy […]

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This Weekend in Grand Bend

Written on May 12th, 2016 | Posted in Eat, Stay, ShopGrand Bend

There is so much going on May 14 & 15 – Art Tour, Sidewalk Sales, Blues Concert, Free Store & Good Eats! In the interest of full disclosure, I will say that once again, I am shamelessly promoting the new location of my husband’s Gallery/Studio.  Victor Alderson’s Art & Photo Gallery moved to 14 Main […]

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Streets Eatery & Pub – Petrolia

Written on May 5th, 2016 | Posted in Eat, Stay, Shop

If you’re heading to Petrolia’s Victoria Playhouse for a matinee, enjoy lunch first at Streets Eatery, 4124 Petrolia Line.  Or come for dinner after the matinee or before the evening performance, they will ensure you enjoy your day out.  I found the service friendly and fast, and the servers very accommodating. Streets Eatery offers a […]

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Victor’s Gallery opens in New Location

Written on April 30th, 2016 | Posted in Eat, Stay, ShopMary's Musings

It’s official!  As of today, Victor Alderson’s Art and Photo Gallery is now open at his new location, the Sunroom Building at 14 Main Street in Grand Bend.  In the Gallery, he has his own original oil paintings, along with his wall art photography for sale, in addition to a framing service.  The gallery doubles […]

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Art and Photo Gallery Moving to New Location

Written on April 5th, 2016 | Posted in Eat, Stay, ShopMary's Musings

Victor Alderson’s Gallery is moving as of May 1st.  He will soon be located on Grand Bend’s popular strip, just a short distance from the stop lights, on the left side, as you head towards the famous beach.  The Gallery will be in the unique sun-room building at 14 Main Street.  Until the move, he […]

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Pizza Delight – Grand Bend

Written on April 4th, 2016 | Posted in Eat, Stay, Shop

When you’re heading to the matinee at Huron Country Playhouse and Playhouse II, and you’re looking for a light lunch, consider Grand Bend’s Pizza Delight.  Located on the west side of Highway 21 (Ontario Street) in Grand Bend’s south end, Pizza Delight offers dining space, an outdoor patio, and take-out. If you want fresh air, […]

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